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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1981

Won
Oscar
Best Picture
Ronald L. Schwary
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Timothy Hutton
Best Director
Robert Redford
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Alvin Sargent
Nominated
Oscar
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Mary Tyler Moore
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Judd Hirsch

Golden Globes, USA 1981

Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
Robert Redford
Best Motion Picture Actress - Drama
Mary Tyler Moore
Best Motion Picture Actor in a Supporting Role
Timothy Hutton
New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture - Male
Timothy Hutton
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama
Donald Sutherland
Best Motion Picture Actor in a Supporting Role
Judd Hirsch
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Alvin Sargent

BAFTA Awards 1982

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actress
Mary Tyler Moore
Most Outstanding Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Timothy Hutton

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1982

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Language Film

Directors Guild of America, USA 1981

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Robert Redford
Ronald L. Schwary (unit production manager) (plaque)
Steve Perry (first assistant director) (plaque)
Michael Britton (second assistant director) (plaque)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 1981

Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Robert Redford

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1980

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Film
Best Supporting Actor
Timothy Hutton
Best Director
Robert Redford

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1980

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Timothy Hutton

National Board of Review, USA 1980

Won
NBR Award
Best Film
Best Director
Robert Redford
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1981

2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Actress
Mary Tyler Moore
Best Supporting Actor
Timothy Hutton

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1980

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Film
2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actress
Mary Tyler Moore
Tied with Goldie Hawn for Private Benjamin (1980).
3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Robert Redford
Best Supporting Actor
Timothy Hutton

Writers Guild of America, USA 1981

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium
Alvin Sargent

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